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Icon of the event When Someone You Know has Dementia
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How can you avoid dementia? Why does early diagnosis matter? What reduces symptoms? How can hospitals be made safer? How can life be more comfortable and comforting for people affected? Professor June Andrews, internation...

Icon of the event Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are two of the most common diseases affecting the elderly. In this talk Phd candidates from U of T will be dissecting the etiology, risk factors, treatments, and current research of these debil...

Icon of the event Body Relaxing, Stress Relieving Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Through relaxation techniques and mental stimulation, the Brown Girls Yoga Collective will use the practices of yoga to help you relieve your body's stress, pain, and increase flexibility....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Body Relaxing, Stress Relieving Yoga
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Through relaxation techniques and mental stimulation, the Brown Girls Yoga Collective will use the practices of yoga to help you relieve your body's stress, pain, and increase flexibility....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Chrissy Pearson, discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you stressed out? Do you want to bring more laughter, health and happiness into your life? Certified laughter and forgiveness coach Lynn Himmelman will give you the knowledge and practical skills to do a number of laughte...

Icon of the event **DATE CHANGED  TO  DEC. 6, 2016 : Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

**THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016 **...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...